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Rugby Kick-Offs this weekend

As college and high school students head off to school, the summer festivals begin to slow down, and the weather… well the weather changes daily so that’s invalid, but it all means one thing. The fall season of Chicago Area Rugby is upon us! That’s right 15s season is here and if you are a... Read more »

Women's Rugby World Cup and Rugby Benefits

It’s about that time of year. Teams are gearing up for 15s practice to begin, 7s season is just about over with just nationals left to go for club teams. So how can you get your rugby fix this weekend? You can start off your Saturday by going to the World Cup Viewing Party at... Read more »

USA Eagles playing New Zealand All Blacks at Solider Field

The IRB Rugby World Cup Champion New Zealand All Blacks will play their third match in history on USA soil Saturday, Nov. 1, at Soldier Field in Chicago against the Men’s Eagles, USA Rugby and New Zealand Rugby. A press conference held this morning had many people from the rugby world and the city of... Read more »
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Severi Rugby, World Rugby bringing scholarships to rugby!

USA RUGBY-  Serevi Rugby® (serevirugby.com), a leading provider of on-field programming for players and coaches from beginner to the U.S. National Team, has partnered with World Rugby Shop (worldrugbyshop.com) to create a scholarship program providing greater access to young men and women who have the potential and interest in growing their rugby skills by participating... Read more »

The Great Challenge of Growing Rugby in America

One of the biggest challenges to our sport is figuring out how to grow rugby properly in America. USA Rugby is working diligently on this task every day dealing with a variety of issues. How do we get the sport exposure so communities not educated on the sport know what it is? How does the... Read more »

USA Rugby, The Illinois Tornadoes, and the British Are Coming!!!

  Happy 4th of July to you all. As we take this day to soak in the awesomeness of America, let’s remember if it’s weren’t for the British who we fought for our freedom, we wouldn’t have the sport of Rugby. America has much to celebrate this year in the rugby world. We are putting... Read more »
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RUGBY COMBINE THIS WEEKEND!!!

Playing a sport in college can be a tough battle. Not every football player will get a spot on the team, nor baseball, spftball, volleyball, and even track runner. So this coming weekend athletes of all types are encouraged to come out the the The College Rugby Recruiting Combine. High School rugby players, both boys... Read more »

As a thrifty shopper I will not be made a fool of!

I am a very thrifty shopper. I only buy my rugby balls when World Rugby Shop has their annual $7.99 sale. I wait until my 15/80 or Give Blood, Play Rugby sweat pants are at their lowest price from Rugby Imports. And when it comes to my yoga pants, groceries, or anything else I always... Read more »

Ruck the VOTE!

“Ruck” is a multitude or a throng. As playoff season is coming to a close and rugby season is winding down the last thing on your mind is probably how you’re vote today will impact your playing and the USA Rugby organizations goals for the 2016 Olympics.  Many people in the Chicago area feel that... Read more »
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Rugby helping young athletes pay for college

I was reading through the NFL’s Combine results the other day and started think about recruitiment in general. I work with teens and children and am always looking for ways to make them better athletes and also encourage them to do well and go as far as they can in school. Most kids where I... Read more »
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